Failure to deploy soldiers against killer herdsmen is sabotage - HURIWA

Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria, HURIWA, has faulted the Minister of Interior, Gen. Abdulrahman Danbazau, that government won't deploy soldiers to confront killer Fulani herdsmen.
The rights group said the minister who has come under close scrutiny and intense criticisms for his recent rash of one sided and sectional appoin [...]

Economic crunch mar Sallah celebrations in Abuja

The recession currently being experienced in the Nigerian economy took its toll on the festive period, as most Islamic faithful said they were forced to celebrate the last Eid El-Fitri in a low key.
Sallah celebrations, like any other religious festivities in Abuja are renowned for their elaborate celebration by residents, with visitation [...]

Mon, 11 July 2016

Banks to ascertain status of collateral through NCR

Deposit Money Banks and other financial institutions in the country have been asked to forthwith, register all collateral used in obtaining loans with the Nigeria Collateral Registry, NCR.
The directive which has been in effect since Monday last week, will help the financial institutions ascertain the encumbrance status of assets sought to [...]

Mon, 11 July 2016

Dr Mathew Phosa, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Sinach, Senator Rabiu Kwankwaso and others bag 2016 African Achievers Awards

Recognized as the most prestigious honour for industrious African Heroes and hosted for the past six years, Ambassadors, High Commissioners, Distinguished Policy Makers, Entertainers and Entrepreneurs were among over 1000 guests from across but not limited to Africa who attended the glamorous 6th Edition of the 2016 African Achievers Awards whic [...]

Sat, 16 July 2016

Nigeria joins the world to promote, protect girl rights

In commemoration of the 2016 World Population Day, Nigeria has joined the rest of the world to promote, protect rights and support teenage girls to determine their own destinies.‎
This year's world population day is celebrated with the theme: Investing in teenage girls.
Presently, teenage girls around the world face more and [...]

Fri, 15 July 2016

NSCDC raises alarm over online job scammers

Worried by the reports of desperate applicants’ fallen prey to the activities of fraudsters, through online advertisements, the Commandant General of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, Abdullahi Muhammadu, warned desperate job seekers to beware of fraudsters and desist from patronising scammers via online advertisements.  [...]

Fri, 15 July 2016

Edo guber: Oyegun finally congratulates Obaseki

In view of the adoption of the Governorship Primaries Election Appeal Committee’s report and subsequent approval of Mr. Godwin Obaseki as APC flagbearer in the forthcoming governorship election in Edo state by the Party National Working Committee, the national chairman of the party, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun has congratulated Obaseki on his [...]

Fri, 15 July 2016

NSCDC to deploy 5, 000 personnel to proposed cattle ranches

The Commandant General of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, Abdullahi Muhammadu, has declared his readiness to deploy 5,000 personnel of the corps to man the proposed cattle ranches across the country.
According to the statement issued by the Corps, he said as a security organisation charged with the responsibility of defending the [...]

Mon, 11 July 2016

Delta lawmakers approve life imprisonment for kidnappers

The Delta State House of Assembly in Asaba has approved life imprisonment for any person convicted of kidnapping in the state.
This followed the amendment of the Delta State Anti-Kidnapping Law 2016.
Governor Ifeanyi Okowa in a letter to the House appealed for reconsideration of Section 4, Sub-Section 1 of the Delta State Anti-Kidnap [...]

Mon, 11 July 2016

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PhotoDr Mathew Phosa, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Sinach, Senator Rabiu Kwankwaso and others bag 2016 African Achievers Awards

Recognized as the most prestigious honour for industrious African Heroes and hosted for the past six years, Ambassadors, High Commissioners, Distin [...]

16 July 2016

PhotoNigeria joins the world to promote, protect girl rights

In commemoration of the 2016 World Population Day, Nigeria has joined the rest of the world to promote, protect rights and support teenage girls to [...]

15 July 2016